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Orange Bowl Pep Rally

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Convocation Center 1525 W Lincoln Hwy

One student in attendance Wednesday night will win a free trip to the Discover Orange Bowl!!

The 2012 Mid-American Conference champion and Discover Orange Bowl bound Northern Illinois football team will be in attendance for a halftime pep rally on Wednesday night when the NIU men’s basketball team hosts SIU Edwardsville at 7 p.m., at the NIU Convocation Center. One student in attendance Wednesday night will also win a free trip to the Discover Orange Bowl.

A drawing will be held during the second half of the men’s basketball game in which one lucky student will win a four-day, three-night trip to the Discover Orange Bowl. The package includes game tickets, round trip air transportation and hotel for the student and one guest. Raffle tickets will be given to students sitting in the NIU student section (sections 106-109), a valid NIU OneCard must be presented to obtain a raffle ticket and students must be present at the time of the drawing to win.

The first 1,000 fans in attendance at the basketball game will receive a BCS t-shirt and candy orange slices. Orange pom-poms will also be distributed to fans in attendance.

At halftime of the basketball game, the Huskie football team will be introduced and address the crowd in attendance.

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Sports & Recreation, Huskie Athletics


Intercollegiate Athletics




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